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Year 5 Hawks & Kestrels

Our fabulous teaching team 

                                                                                   Mr French - Hawks class teacher                              Mrs Rhodes - Kestrels class teacher          




Mrs Barnes - Resource Manager/      Mr Wilson - Teaching Assistant            Mrs Hughes - Maths Teacher 

Teaching Assistant            


A Force to be Reckoned With

Can you feel the force?


Year 5's first context for learning journey will be

'A force to be reckoned with' 

This half term we will learning all about the Ancient Egyptians and experimenting with different types of forces in Science. In Art, we will be sketching and re-creating Ancient Egyptian landscapes and using a range of materials to create Canopic Jars.

Take a look at the document below for additional information about what else we will be learning about this half term


Please come to school already dressed in your PE kit on the days you have PE.

Hawks:    Mondays = Outdoor PE; Tuesdays = Indoor PE

Kestrels: Tuesdays = Indoor PE; Mondays = Outdoor PE  

Homework- TBC


Every Friday you will take home a list of spellings to learn for a spelling test on the following Tuesday 


You are expected to read every day at home for 15 minutes. Your adult then needs to date, sign and write a quick comment in your reading record book to show you have read to them. This will be checked by your teacher every Friday.


RM Easimaths

You are expected to spend at least 20 minutes a week completing Maths questions and problems on RM Easimaths. You will use your log in you have always used and were sent again in March during lockdown. 

The longer time you spend on RM Easimaths the greater chance your class will have of winning a prize at the end of the half term!

Reading support for parents/carers

Attached are the Reading Domain Questions to support you when asking your child questions whilst listening to them read every day. This will also be sent home with your child next week. 

Please scroll down the document to

KS2 reading domain questions 

Websites that can be used daily


Below is a list of useful links for apps/programs that children can access at home. These can be used alongside any daily learning that is given to the children. All children have been given/posted a pack with all the log ins that they will need.

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